Too eager to wait for the official release of Bret Lott’s forthcoming Dead Low Tide (Random House), the Post and Courier‘s Bill Thompson sets the stage for the forthcoming novel–a long-awaited sequel to Lott’s The Hunt Club (1999)–and collects some of…

The English Department celebrates the publication of yet another faculty title to be released this semester: Susan Farrell’s Critical Companion to Tim O’Brien, a comprehensive guide to the life and work of an author whose place in the canon of…

Immigration Nation: How We Got Here, Part I Immigration in Literature Open any daily newspaper and you’ll read about immigration. But the written word on this divisive topic spans the centuries – and varies in its interpretation. Join College of…

Alex Lumans (’06) has received a fellowship to attend the prestigious MacDowell Colony this fall, where Alex will be working on a novel.  Alex will spend seven weeks at the colony, the oldest artists’ colony in the United States, whose…

Ryan Graudin, a Creative Writing concentrator and English Major who graduated from the College in 2009, has just signed a two book contract with HarperTeen, the young adult imprint of HarperCollins. Her first novel, Luminance Hour, will appear in the…

Congratulations to Gale Thompson (’08) whose first poetry collection “Soldier On” was selected for publication out of Tupelo Press’s Open Reading Period. The judge Nate Pritts cites “Soldier On” for “the strong grasp of narrative moments, used with complexity &…

This summer Crystal Frost and Julia Eichelberger worked together on a book manuscript Dr. Eichelberger will be publishing next year. Below, the two researchers describe their project. JE: I’ve been working for a couple of years on letters Eudora Welty…

The University Press of Florida has published Simon Lewis’s second major study: British and African Literature in Transnational Context.  African identities have been written and rewritten in both British and African literature for decades. These revisions have opened up new…

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